Deck

For the construction of a new deck, see below for permit submittal requirements and for general construction information.

Application Requirements


  • Permit Application Packet (PDF) - The documents below have been combined into one PDF file.
    1. Building Permit Application
    2. Zoning Worksheet - Residential Accessory Uses
    3. Tree Protection Agreement

Application Fees & Deposits


  • Building Construction and Inspection Fee (Due at time of permit pick-up)
    • $60 minimum (Deck less than 30 inches above grade)
    • $100 minimum (Deck 30 inches or more above grade)
  • Permit Application Deposit - $60 (Due at time of permit submission)

Drawing Requirements (To Be Submitted With Permit Application)


  • Construction Documents* - 3 copies
  • Civil Drawings (if more than 400 square feet of new impervious surface) - 3 sets (See Civil Engineering Submittal Guidelines (PDF) for more information)
  • Plat of Survey - 3 copies (Survey must be “to scale” if used to indicate deck location)
  • Site Plan - 3 copies (Indicate the deck size, location dimensions to property line and height above grade at the lowest grade condition)
*Architectural Drawings may be required if the deck height exceeds 30 inches in height

Construction Submittal Requirements


The following may apply during the course of construction:

Separate Permit Requirements


The following may occur with the construction of a deck require a separate permit:

Required Inspections


  • Electrical/Plumbing Rough-In (If applicable)
  • Final Inspection
  • Foundation/Pier Excavation (Pre-pour)
  • Framing/Structural
See Inspection Information For Single Family Residential Permits (PDF) for more information.

Additional Information